Hawaii (Regional Travel Guide)

Hawaii (Regional Travel Guide)

Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Sara Benson, Amy Balfour, Ned Friary, Glenda Bendure, Conner Gorry, E. Clark Carroll, Luci Yamamoto

Language: English

Pages: 1391

ISBN: 2:00098498

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Including Guides to Maui, Lana'i, O'aha, Moloka'i and More

This guide is the result of months of research by 9 dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Hawaii, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.

Inside Lonely Planet Hawaii:

• Full color styling and images

• Clear, easy-to-read color maps

• A brilliant new page layout for fast and hassle-free reading while on the go

• Itineraries organized by region or length of trip

• Up-to-date recommended points-of-interest – covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions

• In-depth features to uncover the world's iconic sights

• Hundreds of money saving tips

• Our latest trip planning tools to help you get around smoothly

• Additional sections including Top Experiences, History, Culture, Outdoors, and an A-Z survival guide.


8 fun-and-sun loving authors
24 itineraries
179 beaches
Miles of hiking trails
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
Outdoor activities chapter
In-depth background
Comprehensive planning tools
Easy-to-read layout

Written and researched by Sara Benson, Conner Gorry, Amy Balfour, E Clark Carroll, Ned Friary, Glenda Bendure, Luci Yamamoto, Ryan Ver Berkmoes.


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people can only afford to browse the exquisitely crafted wood bowls and sculpture at this gallery, which sells museum-quality pieces by island artists. Gallery at Bamboo GALLERY (www.bamboorestaurant.info/gallery.htm; Hwy 270; 11:30am-8pm Tue-Sat, to 2:30pm Sun) Located in the Old General Store (together with the restaurant Bamboo), this gallery is chock-full of paintings, photos, funky art and high-end gifts. Don’t miss upstairs. Kapa‘au POP 1160 Kapa‘au is another former sugar town

Kaua'i(see 6) 5 Waiohai C3 Activities Kaua'i Down Under Dive Team(see 15) 6 Seasport Divers B1 Sleeping 7Aikane Kaua'iD3 8 Grand Hyatt Kaua'i Resort & SpaE2 9 Hideaway Cove VillasD3 10 Kaua'i Cove CottagesB2 Kiahuna Plantation (see 19) 11 Koa Kea Hotel & Resort C2 12 Nihi Kai Villas D3 13

plants. Even in Hawaii’s most protected areas (national parks and state reserves) inadequate budgets and funding cuts continue to hamper eradication and rehabilitation efforts. Wildlife conservation reports can be depressing reading, but success stories do happen, proving that with enough effort and the right conditions, nature can rehabilitate itself. The Nature Conservancy (www.nature.org/hawaii), a nonprofit organization that purchases land to protect rare ecosystems, is very involved in

car on 4WD roads, which is usually prohibited by rental companies and will void damage-insurance coverage. Always ask when booking about the company’s road restrictions for its vehicles. » If you get into trouble with your car, towing is mighty expensive in Hawaii – avoid it at all costs. LOST? Street addresses on some Hawaiian highways may seem random, but there’s a pattern. For hyphenated numbers, such as 4-734 Kuhio Hwy, the first part of the number identifies the post office district

forested oases, it’s obvious why the Big Island is a world-class hiking destination. Day hikes, lava-tube adventures and backcountry treks (including to the summit of mighty Mauna Loa, Click here ) are hallmarks here. What the park doesn’t usually offer is live lava action – for that, head to Puna ( Click here ). Ha lemaʻumaʻu Crater GREG ELMS / LONELY PLANET IMAGES © Kauaʻi’s Na Pali Coast 2 The Na Pali Coast (Click here ), which can be experienced by land, sea or air, should head

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